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  This Convention governs only the formation of the contract of sale and the rights and obligations of the seller and the buyer arising from such a contract. In particular, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Convention, it is not concerned with:

(a) the validity of the contract or of any of its provisions or of any usage;

(b) the effect which the contract may have on the property in the goods sold.


Issues       
# Cases
 1 Aspects of contract of sale expressly excluded from scope of Convention
3
  1.1 Validity of contract, its provisions or of usages
9
   1.1.1 Mistake
6
   1.1.2 Requirements as to form of contract
1
  1.2 Effect of contract on property in goods
9
 2 Matters implicitly excluded from scope of Convention
  2.01 Capacity of parties
3
  2.02 Agency
12
  2.03 Set-off
30
  2.04 Assignment
6
  2.05 Limitation period (prescription)
18
  2.06 Hardship
2
  2.07 Penalty clauses
7
  2.08 Interest rate (see also art. 78)
7
  2.09 Burden of proof
10
  2.10 Letters of confirmation, standard terms
5
  2.11 Other matters
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 1  
Argentina 2  
Austria 4  
Belgium 1  
Canada 2  
Finland 1  
France 1  
Germany 7  
Hungary 2  
Italy 1  
Netherlands 1  
Russian Federation 1  
Spain 1  
Switzerland 4  
USA 9  
Date Court
09.03.1999 State of Minnesota, County of Hennepin District Court, Fourth Judicial District
28.03.2002 United States District Court, N.D., Illinois
10.05.2002 U.S District Court, S.D., New York
21.06.2002 U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
10.10.2006 U.S. District Court, Ohio
19.07.2007 U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
16.11.2007 U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
18.03.2008 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
23.12.2009 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, Western Division
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Total: 141


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